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A Delicate Balance by Edward Albee

By Edward Albee

One in all Edward Albee's so much celebrated works, A tender Balance premiered on Broadway in 1966 and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1967, the 1st of 3 he has got for his paintings. The play revolves round filthy rich middle-aged couple Agnes and Tobias, who've their complacency shattered whilst their longtime neighbors Harry and Edna look at their doorstep. Claiming an encroaching, anonymous "fear" has compelled them from their very own domestic, those pals convey a firestorm of doubt, recrimination and eventually solace, frightening the "delicate balance" of Agnes and Tobias's household.

In contemporary years, A gentle Balance has loved many and new gorgeous revivals, working now, together with a Broadway construction in 1996, which gained the Tony Award for most sensible Revival, and one other on the Alameida Theatre in London in 2011.

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Steel Hour, CBS; The Nurses, CBS; Ben Casey, ABC; Stoney Burke, ABC; Sam Benedict, CBS;TheEd$ullivanShow, CBS;The Jack Paar Show, NBC; Mike Wallace's PM East, WNEW (New York City); Route 66, CBS. Movies: Sally Dillman, The Face of Fear, CBS, 1971; Marian, Harpy, CBS, 1971; Diane Craddock, The Heist, ABC, 1972; Ellie Smith, Second Chance, ABC, 1972; Helen Connelly, When Michael Calls, ABC, 1972; Laurel Plunkett, Your Money or Your Wife, CBS, 1972; Erica Tate, The War Between the Tales, NBC, 1977; Sharon Allan, A Fire in the Sky, NBC, 1978; Eve Swiss, Svengali, CBS, 1983; Freddie Fox, He's Fired, She's Hired, CBS, 1984; Dallas, Stagecoach, CBS, 1986; Blanche Webster, Warm Hearts, Cold Feet, CBS, 1987; Babette Van Degan, The Two Mrs.

HONORARY DEGREES—University of Leicester, D. , 1974. MEMBER: British Actors' Equity Association (council member, 1949-73), British Film Institute (governor and chairman, 1982—), British Academy of Film and Television Arts (vice-president, 1971—), Actors' Charitable Trust (chairman), Garrick Club, Beefstake Club, Green Room Club. RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH 22 CONTEMPORARY THEATRE, FILM, AND TELEVISION • Volume 8 AUBERJONOIS Center Repertory Company, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1968; Sebastian Baye, Coco, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1969; Malvolio, Twelfth Night, Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1972; Scapin, Tricks, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1973; Edgar, King Lear, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1973; various roles, The Good Doctor, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1973; Jack, The Ruling Class, American Conservatory Theatre, 1975; John Karslake, The New York Idea and Solynony, The Three Sisters, both Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1977; Sandor Turai, The Play s the Thing and Brutus, Julius Caesar, both Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1978; Johann Schiml, Break a Leg, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1979; Ivanov, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, then Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1979.

PERSONAL: Born August 24, 1934, in Birmingham, England. VOCATION: Actor. CAREER: PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES—Artoo-Detoo (R2D2), Star Wars, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977; Bungo, Wombling Free, Satori, 1978; plumed dwarf, The Elephant Man, Paramount, 1980; Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2), The Empire Strikes Back, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980; dwarf, Flash Gordon, Universal, 1980; Fidget, Time Bandits, AVCO-Embassy, 1981; Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2), Return of the Jedi, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983; Parody Commendatore, Amadeus, Orion, 1984; goblin, Labyrinth, TriStar, 1986; Brighton busker, MonaLisa, Island, 1986; elf, Sleeping Beauty, Cannon, 1987; music performer, Perfect Image?

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